Saturday, December 31, 2011

I have got another story on lung cancer genetics.
This cancer company seems to be worth a lot.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Isn't it a bit early for a genetics conference to be planned so far ahead?
The Balitmore Sun has got an article on asthma genetic.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

An interesting article about African American genetics.
The Daily Vile has a story on personalised genetics.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

The Guardian has an article on Mayo Clinic and personalised genetics.
This is an interesting article on the genetics of blueberries.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

This article poses a dilemma for parents of children with genetic diseases.
This article is about high blood pressure and African Americans.

Monday, December 26, 2011

The Times of India has an interesting article on the genetics of TB.
Poor kid his genetic condition means that he can eat a huge wedding cake. All you can eat places should watch out.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Those genes increase cancer risk.
Thank god for Eczema genetics I have it and I hate it.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

There is a article cattle genetics.
I have got another story on bipolar genetics.

Friday, December 23, 2011

This genetic testing can open up a whole can of worms.
This seems to be an old story from Zee News as I have covered genetically modified mosquitoes before.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

This is a article about Michelle Obama's genes.
Those cancers have a nerve as they share the same genetic flaw.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

I like the title of this article wake up call for dormant genes.
There is a article about bipolar genetics from San Diego. I hope that someone I know is enjoying her holiday there.
Those trees are securing the genetic future of the trees.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tents play major role in primate social behavior.
This is an interesting article on deer bacteria and genetics.

Monday, December 19, 2011

I had no idea that Salmon can change their genies in a generation.
Scientists have found a ancient crop of rice could save crops from the devastating effect of climate change.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

I bet those fascists love the fat gene.
There is another genetic text for breast cancer.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

This article suggests that Basques may not be unique after all. To be honest I know very little about Basques.
This is a article about the genetics of Parkinson's disease.

Friday, December 16, 2011

There is another article on breast cancer genetics.
This is a interesting article on genetics of medicinal plants.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

This alien looking fish has rewrote the book on developmental genetics.

Gaming genetics

The Montreal Gazette has a article on it

Jewish genetics

Hitler would love this screening program.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Gaming genetics

The Atlantic has a article on it.

Owning genes

Mother Jones has a article on can companies own genes?

Monday, December 12, 2011

Athletic ability

This article asks whether the tests are snake oil or genuine. I personally that genetics does play some part but not all of it.

Flu genetics

It seems that flu maybe genetic.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Indian ancestry

This makes sense considering how big India is.

Gaming genetics

I am interested to know does it damage your brain?

Friday, December 09, 2011

Gene purity

Some people will go for any load of crap.

Genetics or lifestyel

I would rather take the risk than die old miserable.

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Smell genetics

Interesting research on stem cells.

Gene patents supreme court

I have every confidence in the court which let Bush become president when Gore won.

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Genetic noise

New to me but Nature has got an article on it.


Those bedbugs are disgusting and they can bang anyone.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

My charities

I have decided that the following charities are the ones I will be choosing as my Christmas charities for this blog. They are Chelseas Hope which works with families with Lafora a rare genetic disease and Epilepsy Research UK for general funding.

Personalised genetics

The NIH is spending a lot of money on this.

Monday, December 05, 2011

Orphan genetics

An article on orphans and genetics.

Bad genetic reporting

There is a awful lot of it around sadly.

Sunday, December 04, 2011

ADHD genetics

another day and another article on the genetics of ADHD.

Smoking enetics

Poor smokers their genes makes everything harder for them.

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Huffington Post on green chilies

The Huffington Post has got a article on the green GM chilies but so far only one comment.

Chile genetics

This is a very interesting article about New Mexico green chilies which I knew nothing about.

Friday, December 02, 2011

Jewish genes

This been a hot issue for a very long time.

Smoking genes

Those genes need to be knocked out.

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Crowd sourcing

It could be important to the future of genetic research.


A very interesting article on genetically altered neurons.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Genetic markers and cancer

This is a very interesting article.

Genetic deal

Roche has signed an important genetic deal.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Lip and mouse

Interesting and thought provoking article.

Fat genes

Exercise may help.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Bone marrow cancer

The Daily Vile has a interesting report on new hope due to genetic research.

Aspirin and bowl cancer

Aspirin cuts the risk of genetic bowl cancer.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Faulty genes

This is something that Sir Paul Nurse was telling A.C. Grayling about on BBC Word Service Radio.

Sleep genetics

Good news for some eh.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

Limb regeneration

Scientists have discovered that it is all down to vitamins in Zebra fish. They are very different from humans though.

Autism genetics

Another article on the genetics of autism.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Cancer genetics

I have another article on it.

Short people

I know a lot of short people. They don't have many genes.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

From East Asia

Genetic research has shown that dogs have come from East Asia.

Size matters

It is nothing sleazy just genetics.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Cancer tests begin

They could improve treatment.

Algae biomass

I confused by it but it does seem to be interesting.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Might be of use

This article is interesting as it is saying might be rather than could be of use.

Not really

There is something called living too long.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Breast cancer

This article is about genetics and breast cancer.

Buck antlers

Genetics is only one of many factors.

Saturday, November 19, 2011


It is a tragic thing for the family to go through.

Tree limbs

Those poor trees they have a genetic defect which weakens their limbs.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Mutant genes

I wish them luck in finding them.

Fungi genetics

I don't even know what that is to be honest.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Brain genetics

This is kind of a complicated story.

Smoking and genes

Some smokers can blame their genes but to what extent?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Empathy genetics

It just winds me up.

Heart genetics

Genetics is used to determine who needs a certain anti clotting drug.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Kindness genetics

Don't you hate that?

Yeast and Lou

I never knew that they had anything in common.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Compassion genetics

Strangers can spot compassionate people. That could be one of the reasons why we get along with certain people.

Even more

This one gene thing has taken off.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Bacteria evolution

Researchers at Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital have done some important work.

GM food rejected

The Hindu is reporting on the rejection of GM food in India.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Risk genetic

According to the National in the UAE it may be genetic.

Autism genetics

Another story on it.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Super mouse

Scientists have genetically engineered a super mouse.

Multiple dieases

It seems that according to researchers in Edinburgh one gene can be behind multiple diseases.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Muscle genetics

People should try and exercise.

Well worth it

What those students are doing is well worth it.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Quite smart

This genetic test seems to be quite smart.

Pigeon pea genetics

Good to see that India and China are working on this.

Epilepsy pioneer wins big

Good to see that she has won big.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011


We have a genetic winner.

Cave genetics

Good to see that the caves have something fascinating to tell us.

Monday, November 07, 2011

Fruit and veg

They can counteract genetics of heart disease.

Heart break

Those parents are suffering.

Sunday, November 06, 2011

Cyborg and genes

Nature Biotechnology has an interesting article on the turning on and off of genes.

African tale

Genes tell a pretty interesting tale.

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Green revolution pulse

Scientists in India have made a very important genetic breakthrough but what is pulse?

No GMO experiment

It seems that some people don't want to be part of an experiment and want Obama to keep his promises.

Friday, November 04, 2011

Via Asia not Egypt

it seems that they came via Asia from Africa rather than Egypt.

Ageing mice

Effects can be reversed due to genetic engineering.

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Quebec genetics

This is a interesting story on the genetics of Quebec.

Obesity genetics

The game is up on it.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Exercise and genes

It seems that exercise can be better than genes.

Outisde of Africa

Our ancestors evolved outside of Africa as well.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Brain genetics

It can change through people's lifetime.

Brain change genetics

The brain does not always stay the same.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Ancestor genetics

They have not disappeared and do still survive in us.


People are overreacting about those genetically modified mosquitoes

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Mosquito genetics

This is a interesting topic which I have discussed before and it was shown on Stephen Hawkins new Channel 4 show.

A novel approach to typhoid

The Dawn is reporting that genetics and GPS are been used to map typhoid which could benefit research.

Saturday, October 29, 2011


Groundbreaking research on genetics announced.

Daft genetics

Genetically modified cigarettes to help people quit smoking.

Friday, October 28, 2011

The magic of aspirin

This time it is genetic bowl cancer.

Google DNA

Good news on the genetic front.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Blindness treatment

Other people can have the blindness treatment but I am not having it as I am happy the way I am.

ABC follow up on Pharmacy Guild

ABC are doing a follow up on the pharmacy guild story. It makes my blood boil.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

GM salmon

They maybe opposed to genetically modified salmon but the big question is does it taste any good?

Disgraceful pharmacists

Those pharmacists should not be offering those dodgy genetic tests.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Kiwi inbreeding

I thought that it was the people of New Zealand but it is animals rather than people. Helen Taylor has made some interesting findings on Kiwi genetics.

NHS must prepare for genetic revolution

The NHS must prepare for it even though it has a lot of problems like the shortage of funds.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Cardiac implant infections

Not sure that I understand the full extent of this article but it is nevertheless interesting.

May lead to improved AMD detection

The word in this article is may so it may not happen.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Selfish gene

It is good to see that people are debating concepts like the selfish gene.

Label GMOs

I think that we should label them. I have nothing against them.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Breast cancer genetics

Those stories come but I publish them as they are interesting and worth. If I did not than this blog would be pretty much empty.

Cattle genetics

Those stories come and go all the time.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Bengal Tiger DNA

Good to see that scientists are doing this and it is important that they do it.

Glue ear treatment

A cancer drug may work on this ear disorder which I have never heard of.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

GM dangers

The Daily Mail has a article on the dangers of genetically modified foods. It is from groups with a vested interest in it.

Marijuana genetis

Yes it can have some medicinal use.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Downs blood test US

There is a new Downs Syndrome blood test offered in the US.

Retail gold

I did not know that genetics was retail gold.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Safer Downs test

This company which is launching a safer test for Downs has a bad record for mishandling data.

Pioneering genetic study

Good to see Scripps doing this and it might help more than the 6 seriously ill patients.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Fruit and veg

I hate healthy living.

Jeans for genes

It seems to have bypassed me this year.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Hacking genetics

We have to stop people from hacking into our genetic data.

Happy genetics

The idea makes me want to throw up.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Stem cell success

This story is doing the rounds but it is not mentioned in the TV very much.

Oldest person genetics

I have seen this briefly discussed on the news.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Black death gene cracked

Scientists have cracked the genetics of the black death.

Healthy living and genetic heart risk

It seems that healthy living may reduce genetic heart risk.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Skin stem cells

The Times of India has a article on it.

Gene therapy and stem cells united

According to the BBC News website Nature has a article on gene therapy and stem cells working together.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

New gene therapy

Too early to tell but it could be the future.

Healthy diet

It came overcome genetic risk of heart disease.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A lasting tribute to Matt

This is a very and good article written in a thoughtful way with links to donate and express support.

Genetic faults

They can lead to skin cancer.

Monday, October 10, 2011

South Asian diabetes

This genetic discovery is actually old news.

New hope for beating skin cancers

The Sydney Morning Herald has a story on new hope for beating lethal forms of skin cancer.

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Skin cancer genetics

Leeds scientists have uncovered a new skin cancer genetic link according to BBC News.

Genetic dangers from sperm donation

This film maker claims to have over 1000 siblings from a sperm donor father. In fairness there are a lot of happy women who use this like Anne-Marie and Danit. It really is down to law and sensible controls.

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Suicide genes

There is more to this than meets the eye. It is nature versus nurture.

Secret messages

Yep another use for genetics. I am amazed by the new uses they can come up with all the time.

Friday, October 07, 2011

Autism genetics

Scientists are studying autism genetics.

Genetic protection

This seems like a good idea.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Better eggs

This genetic research is important to give women a chance to have more viable eggs so they can have a better chance of success with IVF.

Some GM foods

It maybe impossible for a complete list in the States but there is a small sample.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Heavy heart

Scientists have made a important discovery.

US GM petition

I am not a bit fan of organic food and I believe that genetically modified food can do a lot of good. People however have a right to know what they are eating. The GM food argument can be won.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

No GM faith

It seems that not many people have faith in the Federal Government to regulate GM foods.

Genetic alarm clock

It is more than just about when you are going to wake up.

Monday, October 03, 2011

Breast cancer awareness month

I did not know that October was breast cancer awareness month.

Working towards personalised genetic test

Cancer researchers are working on personalised genetic testing.

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Genetically tough women

Talk about rubbing it in. This is all over the place.

Wilson's disease

Interesting article about Wilson's disease in particular and uncommon diseases in general from India.

Saturday, October 01, 2011

Anti GM in NY

They are holding a anti GM march in New York City.

Hunting and genetic ties

It is an interesting and thought provoking article.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Tougher women

The Toronto Star has a story on it.

Concrete genetis

Interesting but odd.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Genetic library

This is what information should be about speeding up research progress.

Weaker sex in India

The Times of India has a story on the weaker sex which I have discussed before.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

GM forum

Sadly the extreme environmental groups are not interested in it.

Stronger sex

It seems that all those old sayings about women been the weaker sex were wrong.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Asthma genetics

An interesting article on steroids and asthma.

Mental illness geentics

Welsh scientists are focusing in on them.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Asthma treatment failure

Genes could explain why the treatment does not work for some people according to Reuters.


This site has informational on environmental and genetic resources.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Should be labelled

I am a huge fan of genetically modified foods but they should be labelled at the end of the day.

Wilson's disease in tribes

Wilson's disease has been found in 2 Omani tribes.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Divorce and hair loss

It could be to do with the stress of divorce more than anything else.

5 new CAD genes

5 new genes have been found for CAD.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Mating genetics

I wonder what else they will come up with next?

There is hope for John

It is amazing that Hope for John has raised over £30,000 for Lafora research considering ti is a small charity in the Channel Islands.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Aborigines' genetics

Scientists believe that aborigines' may have originated from Africans 75,000 years ago.

ALS and dementia

Scientists in the United States and Canada have found a common genetic cause for them.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Inherited motor neuron disease test in months

According to the Daily Telegraph there will be a genetic blood test within months on the NHS.

That many

According to this article up to 250 researchers were involved in the research for mental health genetics.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Family action

Good to see that family action could lead to change.

This time bipolar

Along with epilepsy, bipolar can be added to the schizophrenia list.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Epilepsy and Schizophrenia

According to BBC News people with epilepsy are six times as likely to have schizophrenia.

Hope for John

There is a new website on Lafora disease. This time it is UK based (to be more precise it is Jersey in the Channel Islands). There will be a coming soon.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Blood pressure

I have more on blood pressure genetics as the story I was looking at would not load. Than that is life.

What is genetic pollution

To be honest I have not thought of the question or the answer.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Of mice and men

This is not the big leap that it may appear to be as mice are in many ways different from people.

Family action

This family refused to believe that nothing could be done so they they set out to find a cure for their son and others with this rare genetic disorder.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Genetic testing

Does it help patients?

Calcium and prostate cancer

Genetics may explain the increased risk but to be honest I did not know of the risk.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Evolution on demand

The Guardian has got ahead of itself as it is early days.

Ethical human genetic enhancement

I don't think it is possible and it is something that we should not aim for but Forbes is at least asking the question.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Blood pressure

I have a story on blood pressure and genetics.

California genetic discrimination

This will be a debate that people will have for many years to come and it is good to see California at the front of it.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Good news genetic cracking

There seems to be a awful lot of cracking of genetic codes going on.

Blood pressure

Time Magazine has a article on blood pressure genetics.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Asthma and genetics

I have a new article on genetic markers and asthma.

Diagnosed earlier

It is good news that women are been diagnosed earlier than their mothers and aunts.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Blood pressure

BBC News has a article on the genetics of high blood pressure.

GM maize

Monsanto hopes to get approval for genetically modified maize in 3 years time in India.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Endangered horse

I did not know that there were endangered horses but nevertheless it does have quite a story to tell us.

Ban GM fish

The Senator from Alaska wants to ban genetically modified fish. I think it is a bad idea as GM can feed the world.

Friday, September 09, 2011


Don't worry this is genetics not a horror movie.

Asthma and arthritis

Genetic research has shown that arthritis may help asthma suffers.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Blind genetics

Might be searching blindly.

Cloud geentics

Cloud computing can be of benefit to patients and genetic research.

Head to head

I wonder what is going to come up on top, pedigree or genetics? It might be both.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Food allergies

African American children maybe more prone to them.

The truth about fat

Not exactly as genetics contrary to popular belief is not the only factor involved. Things like diet and exercise do play a part.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Leigh syndrome defect

Scientists have discovered a genetic defect which leads to this rare disorder.

Genes and PTSD

is there anything that they don't see links between? Personally it is nature and nurture.

Monday, September 05, 2011

Leukemia gene discovered

The Hindu is reporting that a gene that causes Leukemia has been discovered.

First study

I thought that there would be many of them on diabetes and South Asians.

Sunday, September 04, 2011

Body odor genetics

According to the Huffington Post bad body odor could could be genetic. I wonder if there is a cure for it yet?

Indy on thinness gene

Now even the Independent has a article on the thinness gene.

Saturday, September 03, 2011

New perspectives on Lafora

A mouse model is bringing new perspectives to Lafora Disease which can also be of importance to other neurological diseases.

Who made me?

How long do you have?

Friday, September 02, 2011

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Medical history

This engineered cancer fighting virus has made medical history.

Parkinson's protection

Good to see that some genetic variations do protect against things like Parkinson's.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Skinny genes

Yep some of those skinny people have got genes telling them to be skinny.

Eye cancer mutation

This genetic mutation can increase the risks of eye cancer.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

OSR relative gene cracked

Scientists have cracked the gene of a close relate to oil seed rape and this could lead to better and drug resistant oil seed rape.

South Asian type 2 diabetes

Six new genetic variants have been found which have an impact on type 2 diabetes in South Asians.

Monday, August 29, 2011

10 important discoveries

In a field like genetics how do you come up with 10 discoveries?

E.Coli genetic code redesigned

I wonder what else could they be redesigning next?

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Important article on plant genetics

I am not going to attempt to say the name of the plant. The article is worth reading and it looks nice as well.

Flu genetics

There is a study by the University of Michigan to explain why some people get the flu and others don't get it. Whatever happened to luck?

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Parenting genetics

I get the feeling that sometimes we are stretching it a bit.

Wrong women tested

It seems that doctors are quick to recommend women for genetic testing for ovarian cancer with low risk but not women with high risk.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Genetic risk prediction

This is a complex topic and I have not read the article but only what the blog post has said but it is worth reading.

MSNBC on British men

MSNBC has a article on British men and where they descended from.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Monkey genetics

This is a review of the new Planet of the Apes movie. It is fun not scientific realism.

Origins follow up

It is a follow up on where we men came from.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Gene therapy cures immune defect

This important story has been ignored due to the conflict in Libya but it is important as it proves that gene therapy does have benefits.

Blow to European origins

It seems that the theory on how humans originated in Europe maybe in doubt. It might be that they are from hunters rather than farmers but as ever more research is needed.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

What's a cancer drug worth?

Interesting considering that the company has invested a billion. There is also a lot of people and health systems who can't afford it.

Code created

Experts have created a new artificial genetic code which could be of benefit. I am not an expert so I am not sure how.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Fishy genetics

It seems that there is something fishy with the sale of Chilean sea bass

Personalised cancer treatment a step closer

I have heard this a lot before and it has not happened but to be fair we are getting closer all the time.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Life saving baby

I have an issue with this in general as what happens if the child is rejected if he or she can't do the job.

Cow breeding future

This article is asking will the future of cow breeding be decided by genetics. In a sense there has always been a movement to improve agriculture since the beginning of farming.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Scientific insight

Students in Newcastle have been given scientific by the science park and the university.

Smarts and genes

The Wall Street Journal has a article on it. It should have been called intelligence and genes but nevertheless the article is well worth reading.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Gene mapping

It could lead to personalised medicine but the key thing is at what cost? The reason is that they might find something they are not expecting like a rare disorder.

Only 5

It seems that 5 genetic variants can predict aggressive prostate cancer.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Cannabis genetics

CBS has a report on the genetics of cannabis been unlocked.

Gone to pot genetics

Yes it has gone to pot indeed. They will crack the genetics of cocaine next no doubt.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

First clues in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hopefully this will be the first of many genetic clues on Rheumatoid Arthritis. It is a painful and nasty disability. People do greatly suffer from it.

Tiny error but important

The error maybe tiny but it is nevertheless very important in cancer.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Resignation over truth

This man has resigned because he has told the truth and religious christian nut jobs can't accept it.

Improved cannabis

It is about time that drug dealers started using genetics.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Cancer breakthrough

We get one everyday.

Animal genetic code

Not sure I understand the full article but it is impressive.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Genetic botch up

This is unbelievable it can only happen in corrupt places.

Are math skills genetic?

Interesting question about Maths is so boring. Maybe some people are born to be bored.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Good news on bladder cancer

The most common form of it has been sequenced.

Human intelligence

You have to be careful with this kind of genetics.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Worm DNA engineered

Interesting article on the genetic engineering of worm DNA.

Tastier fish and chips thanks genetics

See genetics does have a good thing about it. It is good that they cracked the genetic code but it is making me hungry.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Animals genetic code redesigned

The BBC has a thought provoking article on it.

ADHD gene

How many of them are there?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

MS genetics

The BBC News website has a article on the genetics of MS. It seems that there are 30 genes involved.

Fetal genetic testing

There is a warning about it.

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Intelligence and genetics

The story I covered before but this time with another article.

Genes and intelligence

An interesting article on a subject that has been controversial for a very long time to do with race and eugenics.

Monday, August 08, 2011

Stomach cancer

Genetic differences do play a key part.

King Tut's DNA

Do we share it?

Zoo breeding

Zoo's should be doing this in the first place.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Mustang roundup

Not sure what a Mustang is.

NHS ignoring patents

The NHS and other providers should know just because they don't feel that the patents are justified does not make ignoring them right.

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Beef genetics

It seems that genetics does have an important part to play in the cow breeding market.

Infringing test patents

Doctors in the UK are in danger of infringing test patents but no lawsuits have been filed. Knowing the country it is only a matter of time.

Friday, August 05, 2011

DNA patenting UK

The Human Genetics Commission has a new report on it asking key questions.

Adult jaw shape

It seems that diet and genetics dictate it.

Thursday, August 04, 2011

No fingerprint

Scientists have found the mutation for the extremely rare condition where humans have no fingerprint.

Financial genetics

Finance is more to do with pot luck and guess hence why the blindfolded monkey can do so well.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Genetic app

I don't want the genetic app.

Patent follow up

I have more on genetic patenting court case.

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Patenting human genome

I have another article on it.

Gene patenting

I don't like this one little bit.

Monday, August 01, 2011

Stomach cancer

Genetics can help separate it into different types.

Unique asthma genes

I had no idea that African Americans had unique asthma genes.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

The man behind the winning car for Chelseas Hope

It is amazing that it only took him 30 minutes but the effect that it has has been amazing.

Some good out of tragedy

It is good to see that from all the tragedy that this family has suffered some good can come for other children.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Partial victory

It seems that genetic companies are not getting everything their own way.

Back to Africa

Not really just genetically.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Head and neck cancer genetics.

An article on the genetics of head and neck cancer.

Elephant man genetics

I thought that they had discovered the genetic key years ago. He is at the Royal London Hospital.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Family tree lifesaver

According to this article family trees are better than expensive genetic tests.

The benefits of gene mapping

The Huffington Post has a article on the benefit of gene mapping.

Stronger link to heart attack than stroke

It seems that there is a stronger link to heart attacks than strokes.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Massive genetics and health study

It is funded by a insurance company.

Human animal genetic hybrids

It is not as scary as it sounds though we have been using animals for medicines forever.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Not referred for councselling

This is bad news as all women at risk should be sent to a counselor.

Ignoring guidelines

Doctors should not be doing this.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Software and biology

Computer software has and well play a important part in the future of genetics and other research in other fields not just science.

Huge genome data resarch

I am amazed at how big this is and how long it took. As the article says it could not have been done 4 years ago. It will aid research on a number of diseases.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Celebrating Mendel in Pakistan

It is good to see that the father of modern genetics is celebrated in Pakistan. It is important that places like Pakistan do not give up science.

African American genetic map

After years of research scientists have unveiled this genetic map which will allow better understanding of disease.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Poor peer review

Journals should be able to do better on issues like genetics and only publish top notch stuff and ensure that peer reviews are done properly.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Dangers of sperm

It seems that sperm has dangers of genetic disease just like any other form of producing babies. This man had 24. As I have said it is a business.

Sperm genetics 1 in 4

It seems that one 1 in 4 men may have a problem with their sperm. The Sperm banks are going to love this as they can use it to make women pregnant.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Google honors Mendel

I have no idea that Mendel would have been 189 years old today and he has played a key role in the history of genetics.

Hockey for Lafora

Those students are very generous and they raised way more than they expected.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Good rice genetics

This is wonderful news and I am a firm believer in genetics and their application to agriculture.

North Welsh men

It seems that 30% carry a gene on the Y chromosome which only 1% of men in the UK carry.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Neanderthals not all dead

It seems that new genetic research has confirmed that neanderthals did not all die out. It has been talked about in the past with things like interbreeding.

Colon cancer more genes

It seems that more genetic mutations than previously thought drive colon cancer.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Parkinson's genetics

There is a study on new mutations in Los Angles.

Surrogate minefield

This is indeed a legal surrogate minefield. It will become and more of a issue in the future.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

E.Coli genetic code hacked

I have an article on that. This seems to be a major story.

Fatty foods

The BBC has a article on the fatty foods and ice age debate.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Ice age fat

It seems that our need to eat fatty foods dates back to the ice age.

Hijacked code

The New Scientist has a follow up to the New York Times article.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Hijacking E.Coli code

The New York Times has a article on it. It looks interesting.

Autism and environment

The Stanford Daily has an article on it.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Seeking diversity

According to the Los Angles Times scientists seek diversity in genome research.

Good dairy genetics

It seems that good genetic breeding can be good for dairy farmers.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Not inherited

There is always a first in the world of genetics I suppose.